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Katsuoji Temple

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Address: 2914-1 Aomatani, Mino 562-0021, Osaka Prefecture
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Good place in the middle of forest

I've been here in 27 September 2016, I walk from Minoo station and enjoy the great nature in here it's take about 3hours if you walk slowly and enjoying your adventure. No much... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 June 2016
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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We caught the public bus from Senri Chuo subway stop. It took approx 25min to get to the temple. There is also a large carpark if you drive there. The grounds of the temple are beautiful and are a a great place to view autumn leaves. It is easy to get around the grounds and there are many spots to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I've been here in 27 September 2016, I walk from Minoo station and enjoy the great nature in here it's take about 3hours if you walk slowly and enjoying your adventure. No much you can do here, because it's only a temple. Katsuoji is Famaous of Katsu Daruma, Katsu is mean (win) and Daruma is mean (Japanese doll) so it... More 

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California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

We visited so many temples on our trip, and Katsuoji was my most favorite one. The landscape, and the scenery around was so beautiful, and most of all, it was very peaceful and calm.

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Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

I went to Katsuoji-temple when it was cloudy and walked from Minoh-fall. It took about an hour but it was good to walk. If you love hiking you should walk but you can use buses as well. What you can see there is Daruma whichi is red dolls. And Kachi-daruma is famous which you may see in the temple.

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Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

This is a Beautiful temple widely known by the locals. Daruma dolls are found everywhere throughout the temple. It's a great place to have a stroll with family friends or between couples.

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Scappoose, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

What a fantastic way to end our travels in Japan! The Fall colors were rich and bold, even though it was a foggy day. We visited on a weekday, and were pleasantly surprised by the low volume of visitors. We had ample time to explore the grounds as we listened to the monks chant and play drums (via an extensive... More 

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

We visited at the tail end of summer and although the leaves were still very much green the bold colours this temple offered was impressive. Just as good as any of the photos I've seen of this temple across the four seasons of snow, Autumn reds and Spring greens! We were treated to some history from a local monk and... More 

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

Spent 1,5 hours and really had beautiful time here. You could see blomming cherry (pink colour) and gorg view from their garden. Must take lot of photos especially at the bridge, main gate, and cute hidden waterfall inside. I bought small souvenirs and snacks at their store, beside the main gate. NB: best to visit~ mid April

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

A very perfect place to sight seeing and taking photo. There are thousands of Daruma Dolls lining up everywhere in the Temple. Make sure to look at the bus schedule once you arrive, because there are only a few bus travel to that place and once the last bus passed, you will have to find your own way back.

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